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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Rustavi by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  9h 24m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Tbilisi (TBS) ZRH - TBS

$151 - $402

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Train to Basel, fly  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Tbilisi (TBS) BSL - TBS

$207 - $569

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Tbilisi (TBS) STR - TBS

$298 - $951

Train, bus  •  2 days 23h

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Zachodnia Ec
  3. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia bus station to Moscow Central Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Moscow Central Bus Station to Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station

$365 - $512

Bus  •  4 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Augsburg 283
  2. Take the bus from Augsburg Oberhausen North to Odessa Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station

Train  •  4 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Wien Hbf Rjx
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Kiev-Passajirskii
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Bilajari
  4. Take the train from Bilajari to Rustavi-Pass

$578 - $991

Drive  •  43h 21m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Rustavi 3858.5 km

$500 - $750

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Rustavi is to fly which costs SFr 130 - SFr 370 and takes 9h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Rustavi is to fly which costs SFr 130 - SFr 370 and takes 9h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Rustavi. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Rustavi-Pass via Wien Hbf, Kiev Pass and Bilajari. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 8h.

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The distance between Zürich and Rustavi is 2934 km. The road distance is 3858.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rustavi without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 23h and costs SFr 330 - SFr 470.

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It takes approximately 9h 24m to get from Zürich to Rustavi, including transfers.

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Zürich to Rustavi train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Rustavi is to fly which takes 9h 24m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 days 3h, you could also train, which costs SFr 500 - SFr 900 and takes 4 days 8h.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Tbilisi Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 50m and has one stopover.

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Rustavi is 2h ahead of Zürich. It is currently 9:30 PM in Zürich and 11:30 PM in Rustavi.

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  • Distance: 2933.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 24m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Rustavi, Georgia?

Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and 14 other airlines fly from Zürich to Rustavi hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Rustavi via Augsburg, Augsburg Oberhausen North, Odessa Central Bus Station, and Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station in around 4 days 3h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Basel to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Basel to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Ankara
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Basel to Tbilisi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Basel to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Tbilisi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Riga
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Tbilisi via Riga
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $450
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Tbilisi via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $340
Georgian Airways
Website
georgian-airways.com
Flights from Basel to Tbilisi via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$250 - $450
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$36 - $42
1st Class
$29 - $35
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Kiev-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
23h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $400
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY)
Website
ady.az
Train from Kiev Pass to Bilajari
Ave. Duration
2 days 12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$30 - $45
2nd class (coupe)
$50 - $130
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Bilajari to Rustavi-Pass
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
ticket.ady.az
3rd class (platzkart)
$6 - $14
2nd class (coupe)
$9 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $27
1st class
$35
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow Central Bus Station to Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Augsburg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Augsburg Oberhausen North to Odessa Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
ContraBUS
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Odessa Central Bus Station to Tbilisi, Ortachala Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru

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Zürich to Rustavi train services, operated by Azerbaijan Railways (ADDY), arrive at Rustavi-Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Rustavi is 3858 km. It takes approximately 43h 21m to drive from Zürich to Rustavi.

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Austrian Airlines, Air France, KLM and nine other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Tbilisi Airport.

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There are 1360+ hotels available in Rustavi. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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